Startups The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Startups en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:30:00 GMT 4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On They're young and already changing the status quo. Discover and follow these four young entrepreneurs as they rise up. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:30:00 GMT Matthew Toren 5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year If you can launch a product with limited funds, investors will take you seriously. Follow this advice to up your chances. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT Zach Cutler Stop Playing So Nice With Your Competition The criticism of Uber's disruption of Lyft is misplaced. We should all be so competitive. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:39:00 GMT Ray Hennessey 3 Entrepreneurial Skills Inmates Perfect The experiences of prisoners serve as an extreme, stark example of those of startup founders. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT Andrew Medal Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All Words of wisdom From Noah Kagan, a friend and entrepreneur who knows the startup scene inside and out. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:49:57 GMT Jason Saltzman Support Innovation: Buy Gifts With True Startup Spirit This Holiday Season Thanksgiving may feel a million miles away, but it -- and the holiday shopping season -- will be here before you know it. Spend your holiday shopping dollars investing in entrepreneurs and their innovations. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:48:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup Startups are trying to buck the fail trend by increasingly turning to the business underground for their competitive advantage, learning how to "break the rules" and position themselves for success. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT Justin Jones 3 Ways to Transform Yourself Into the Entrepreneur You Want to Be Are you a passionate, resilient and assertive new business owner? Even so, perhaps you're lacking in these critical areas that could help you become the best in your field. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:00:00 GMT John Rampton Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures Uncorrected errors of judgment cause more business failures than lack of financing or market upheaval. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:00:00 GMT Thomas White 5 Steps for Building a Great Startup Team A serial entrepreneur shares his insights on creating an organization that rocks. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMT John Rampton 7 Ways to Keep Your Team Hungry Startups are notorious for having long hours, a lot of bumps in the road and many projects occurring simultaneously. When times get tough and your team is down, here are seven ways to keep them motivated. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:30:00 GMT David Chait Consider Inventing as a Form of Investment The risks may be high, but the rewards can be splendid, both monetary and intangible. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT Christopher Hawker The Biggest Mistake Is Ignoring the Law of Supply and Demand An entrepreneur's passion must be tempered by one question. Will anybody buy the product? Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:30:00 GMT Mike Kappel When Focused on Mundane Problems, Entrepreneurs Find Opportunity Big, splashy, entirely-original ideas are great but entrepreneurs do something important, and prosper, just making life easier for people. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT Sujan Patel With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever The Coolest -- a cooler that comes equipped with a rechargeable blender for mixed drinks, a smartphone charger and other goodies -- is currently the second most funded project in the crowdfunding site’s history. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:29:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed Getting screwed is part of the game, but it doesn't have to happen as often as it does. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:35:00 GMT Jason Saltzman The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success While the consumer and enterprise markets, get all the attention, look to create solutions for the biggest segment of employers in the U.S. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:30:00 GMT Andy Miller A Guide to Hiring the Right Type of Salesperson for What You're Selling Just as a relief pitcher and a starter are different types doing the same job, sales pros come in endless variety. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:30:00 GMT George Deeb These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT Adam Callinan